Catawbas

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Catawbas (Ethnol) An Appalachian tribe of Indians which originally inhabited the regions near the Catawba river and the head waters of the Santee.
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Usage

In literature:

This I know now was the Catawba.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
I certainly don't look like Catawba.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
Far below it the turbid Catawba gleamed yellow along its disconsolate valley.
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
It might be only a hunting band of friendly Catawbas that passed, or a lone Cherokee who knew that this was not his hour.
"Pioneers of the Old Southwest" by Constance Lindsay Skinner
C. Davis got across the Catawba during the 27th, and the general march was resumed on Cheraw.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete" by William T. Sherman
C. Davis got across the Catawba during the 27th, and the general march was resumed on Cheraw.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
I know they stood under a sycamore and two catawba trees and played.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
Catawba, V. Cherokee, VI.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
What I found upon landing at New Berne and saw while riding a jog-trot thence to the Catawba was a province rent and torn by partizan warfare.
"The Master of Appleby" by Francis Lynde
Add two chopped tomatoes, a wineglassful of Catawba wine, and a cupful of stock.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Delaware, Catawba and Niagara grapes were also killed to the ground or lost most of their buds.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
I grafted them upon old Catawba vines, and one of them grew.
"The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines" by George Husmann
As I live, a vine, a Catawba vine, shall be planted on my grave!
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
Catawba grapes won't ripen except in a rather long summer.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Forty miles of wilderness lay between Camden and the boys' old home at Waxhaw near the Catawba.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
The 14th Corps having crossed the Catawba river by the 28th, resumed the march.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
Cornwallis is over the Catawba and is in camp five miles this side of the river.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He burnt his superfluous baggage and crossed the Catawba river.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Use either Catawba, Sauterne, or Rhine wine.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
On the last day of January he reached it in the Catawba Valley, and began to direct its movements.
"American Leaders and Heroes" by Wilbur Fisk Gordy
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In poetry:

The swallow dips beneath the eaves,
And flirts his plumes and folds his wings;
And under the catawba leaves
The caterpillar curls and clings.
"A Sudden Shower" by James Whitcomb Riley
Very good in its way
Is the Verzenay,
Or the Sillery soft and creamy;
But Catawba wine
Has a taste more divine,
More dulcet, delicious, and dreamy.
"Catawba Wine. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
While pure as a spring
Is the wine I sing,
And to praise it, one needs but name it;
For Catawba wine
Has need of no sign,
No tavern-bush to proclaim it.
"Catawba Wine. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Steve Barton will bring his vibrant new water's-edge images to Put-in-Bay's Wyland Gallery, 495 Catawba Ave, Thursday through Sunday, June 14-17.
Everyone is invited to join residents and friends for Bingo at 2 pm Thursday, Aug 2, at The Vineyard on Catawba's Community Center, 3820 E Vineyard Village Dr, Port Clinton.
Catawba's 'Legally Blonde ' a heartwarming comedy.
Women's hoops Pfeiffer edged Catawba 78-76 at Goodman Gym on Saturday.
Catawba's ' Legally Blonde' a heartwarming comedy.
Editor's note: The following letter to Catawba County Schools Superintendent Glenn Barger was shared with The Observer News Enterprise.
Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was in Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday but his case was continued until Dec 3.
He's young, but he's demonstrated so much talent that Catawba shouldn't have to worry about left tackle again until 2016.
LMC Men's basketball: Carson- Newman , Catawba upend Bobcats in non-conference tilts.
The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Catawba Nuclear Station in York County faces increased oversight after an April incident in which the facility temporarily lost offsite power.
"Bud" Wagner, 85, of Catawba Island, died Monday, Sept 24, at his residence.
Following a little ridgeline that marks the border between the Catawba and the Yadkin/Pee Dee river basins, my mother would mark the clearest days by stopping at a high point near the college entrance.
Personal information for all 99,847 registered voters in Catawba County is on the Internet.
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to support the continuance of the current ABC system, and it opposed efforts to privatize the system.
Catawba rhododendrons are already blooming at the lower elevations of Grandfather Mountain, around MacRae Meadows.
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